Northern Wisconsin Hiking, Biking, and Horseback Riding

Discover the Beauty of Northwoods Hiking and Biking in Northern Wisconsin

Northern Wisconsin Hiking: A FawnThe Phelps Ski/Hiking Trail is an easy northwoods hiking trail that the whole family can enjoy. There are also miles of rural roads in and around Phelps that provide safe walking and biking right from your resort, campground, or vacation home.

The Chequamegon-Nicolet forest provides many more miles of dirt roads for hiking and mountain biking in Northern Wisconsin. Choose from over 800 miles of northwoods hiking trails that wind through wilderness areas and traverse along lakes, rivers, and forests.

Great Headwaters Trails is also working to develop 40 miles of community walking and biking trails near the headwaters of the Wisconsin River by 2020.

Hiking Trails in Vilas County, WisconsinThe northwoods biking trails of the GHT System will connect four town centers in eastern Vilas County, including Phelps. Check back to see the progress of this Northern Wisconsin biking trail system.

Hiking and Bike Trails Abound in Vilas County, Wisconsin

Northern Wisconsin hiking and bike trails in Vilas County may offer some of the most breathtaking scenery, due to the abundance of lakes interspersed among beautiful woodlands. There are a number of paved trails and many miles of road available for hiking, biking, and mountain biking in Vilas County.

The Nicolet State Trail also meanders for more than 89 miles through the Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin.

Experience Northern Wisconsin Horseback Riding and Camping

Northern Wisconsin Horseback RidingQuiet roads running through the Nicolet National Forest offer scenic areas for horseback riding. You can also plan camping trips with your horses!

View Northern Wisconsin horseback riding trails and horse camping information in the Chequamegon-Nicolet Forest.

There are also several horseback riding stables close to Phelps, located in Eagle River, WI: Pine Point Riding Stables and Rocking W Stable.

Horseback riding lessons are available at PineRidge Equestrian Center, as well as the Great Northern Riding Club, both in Eagle River, Wisconsin.

Sleigh Rides in Northern WisconsinBe sure to check out our local sleigh rides in the wintertime.

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Northern Wisconsin Hiking and Biking Trails: More Links and Information

Northern Wisconsin Hiking: An OwlPhelps Area Hiking Trails

Northern Wisconsin Hiking, Biking, and Horseback Riding Trails

Hiking Trails in Vilas County

Northwoods Biking in Vilas County, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Trail Etiquette and Safety Guidelines